The British Embassy in Dublin maintains and develops relations between the UK and Ireland.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions, Embassy staff are working remotely, however, we are available 24/7 on +353 (0) 1205 3700.

If in need of urgent assistance, please stay on the line and select the option for ‘calling about an emergency involving a British national’ to speak to an officer.

We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Ireland. Find out more on our Ireland and the UK news page.

You can access UK government services while in Ireland.

Read the latest information on the rights and status of UK nationals living in Europe including our practical guide to Living in Ireland.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in Ireland, see our [Ireland Travel Advice] ( about coronavirus (COVID-19).

See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.

If you’re in Ireland and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online

If in need of urgent assistance (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +44 20 7008 5000 / +44 1908 51 6666, which are available 24/7.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for an emergency travel document

If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.

If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before

If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen

If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Ireland.

Our people

Paul Johnston

British Ambassador to Ireland

  • Elin Burns

    Deputy Head of Mission, Dublin, Ireland

Contact us

British Embassy Dublin

29 Merrion Road
Dublin 4

+353 (1) 205 3700 / +44 1908 51 6666

Use our contact form for consular enquiries, including on your rights after the UK’s exit from the EU:

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